Passing the expense from the employer to the temporary worker on a temporary nonimmigrant visa

I am on H1b and accepted an employment with an employer. The offer letter says, I need to pay 75% of the “immigration expenses”, if I voluntarily terminate the employment within 6 months. I haven’t yet joined the company and now, I want to turn down the offer, but unfortunately, the new employer already filed my H1b under premium processing (just today).

May I know, if I need to pay the required 75% of the immigration expenses now? If so, do I also need to pay the attorney fee’s/fax/postal fees or else, only for the H1b transfer along with premium processing fees?

The packet is sent to USCIS today itself, and so, may I know, if we can tell them to not to process the application and so, I can save some money related with the H1b application.

Imagine that.

If an honorable firm hired you, they would pick up the tab.

Yet these vultures that prey on American jobs and Indian bodies?

Bastards all…


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Given the recent large layoff announcements by Qualcomm, Microsoft, Intel, and Cisco, how can the tech industry continue to argue there’s a shortage of American workers?

Microsoft and Qualcomm were in the top 15 users of H-1b visas in Fiscal Year 2013, according to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services data obtained by Computer World. They’re part of a major tech lobbying effort to increase the cap on these temporary workers, on the grounds there is a shortage of Americans with science, technology, engineering and math degrees.

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If you lay off americans and immediately replace them with H-1b’s, you are a scumbag that deserves to be rotting away in a jail cell here in America.


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The real question is not the one my readers brought up — is Minton’s story for real? — but rather, why these two older workers are being ignored.

Most importantly, it’s clear that Minton talks a good game. I don’t mean that pejoratively; on the contrary, he appears to have real enthusiasm for this field, which is a huge point. He follows Kaggle, for example, in the same way that some follow the NBA. This trait is sadly missing in most students I interact with (grad and undergrad, domestic and foreign, UCD and elsewhere). Employers love this, for good reason.

So, yes, it does sound plausible that Minton was hired into a $100K data scientist job in spite of limited background. But that doesn’t mean employers who hire such people are making good decisions. There really is a major value to employers in hiring people who have extensive background in the subject, rather than the Cliff Notes version. And though I’m speaking generally here, some of Minton’s postings do suggest to me that he would benefit from a deeper pursuit into the field.

What is most worrisome about all this is that I know two older people, who live in the Bay Area like Minton, who are much more qualified, yet cannot get a job. Both have better formal training, both have more work experience, both have good “soft skills,” yet employers pass them by. Good for Minton, whom I’m sure will be a big success, but something is very wrong here. The real question is not the one my readers brought up — is Minton’s story for real? — but rather, why these two older workers are being ignored.

All I can say is Minton better bank whatever he is making and live like a miser because when he gets a little bit older the spoiled brats of the tech industry will throw him under the bus just like they did all the rest of us.

Lucky for him, we are letting him know.

Sadly, nobody told us, so we weren’t prepared for it and now many of us have experienced this with no government to protect us, and no job that will hire us.

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30 years of technology skills wasted thanks to the White House

Like all of the other displaced Americans, I learned my skills long before the colleges even thought about teaching “coding” as they call it.

Spent my whole life learning.

And now everybody wants me to lie so that I can get a job.

All I hear on Facebook is there is something wrong with you.

You’re not over qualified.

You just need to lie and say that you’ve never done nothing so that you can get a job.

They can’t comprehend that the tech industry has thrown us over 50 under the bus and that nobody else will hire us.

They can’t comprehend that I can’t start working at the VA because I still owe the IRS from when I got forced out.

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They can’t comprehend that even though I’m willing to start at the bottom at a place like the VA as a Food Service Worker, I’m not willing to stay there as I have the skills and the determination to work my way back up the ladder given the opportunity.

They can’t even comprehend what the word opportunity means and I find that sad.

So as of today, I no longer use facebook as I no longer am willing to listen to those that tell me to give up.

For those wondering how the White House figures into this, it is very simple:

  • I did not send my job to another country
  • I did not import temporary workers on temporary nonimmigrant visas to displace Americans like myself in America.

But the White House, starting way back in 1991 Did!


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A quick way to tell if the company whose website you are looking at is run by a temporary worker on a temporary nonimmigrant visa

Look at the “About Me” page.

An American will want you to know that he/she stands behind their work.

The temporary visa holders for the most part, they will lie about the contracts they have done just like they lied on their resumes.

Of course this may not apply in all instances, but ask yourself this.

Why do they not show who their board of directors are, or their executive team?

What are they hiding?

Could it be that they are working for you on a contract and they are steering you to use this company that they have set up so that they could be making even more money off of you?


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Who has the jobs between “Foreign Born” and “Native Born Citizens”?

For some time now I’ve been looking for a way to answer that question.

Today I stumbled onto some data by the Census Bureau as of 2012 that I found interesting.

Problem is, it is not in a format that makes it easy to compare:

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And then I merged the male and female tables to get this one:

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In every instance, over ten percent of Americans have been displaced from the workforce, and in many instances over 20% have been displaced from the workforce.

Is it any wonder why I tell Senator Cruz that I WILL NOT VOTE FOR YOUR until you strike the H-1B from your vocabulary?

This is the very same reason why I would not vote for Romney who made his fortune sending jobs to other countries.

Sadly Obama is even worse.

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